Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1962
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1995
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
42.66"
(1,083.56mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
59.46"
(1,510.28mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
75.55"
(1,918.97mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
89.70"
(2,278.38mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/